Ege Carpets: For a better tomorrow

With their centrepiece carpet made by discarded fishing nets, Ege Carpets demonstrates how sustainability can be a beautiful choice. The 2,000 m2 carpet was shown at the Green Carpet Fashion Awards in Milan in 2019. The Danish carpet brand has a mission to design beautiful carpets for a sustainable future.

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Ege Carpets designed a custom centerpiece carpet for the annual Green Carpet Fashion Awards in Milan

For the 2019 Milan Fashion week, the 2,000 m2 big carpet welcomed guests at the Teatro alla Scala, celebrating the commitment of fashion houses towards sustainability, as they continuously work to embrace rapid global change and expectation while consciously preserving the heritage and authenticity of small-scale producers. The carpet was made of ECONYL® yarn from regenerated waste from discarded fishing nets. This type of yarn is regenerable an infinite number of times without any compromise in quality, making it possible to divert global waste streams from landfills and oceans. With this design, Ege Carpets demonstrated the suitability of sustainable carpets for demanding, large-scale design events.

About Ege Carpets

Ege Carpets is a Danish carpet brand, that exists to design beautiful carpets for a sustainable future. By continuously rethinking the ways of production and pioneering the art of creative design, the company believes in making sustainability a beautiful choice. While it is Ege Carpets’ business to create exceptional carpets, their ethical duty has always been to inspire progress in society. By constantly questioning the conventions of production, Ege Carpets takes on the challenge and demands more of today to create a better tomorrow – one carpet at a time.

  • 1938

    Year that Ege Carpets was founded

  • 73

    Million plastic bottles recycled

  • 67

    Per cent reduced CO2 emission compared to 2007

  • 44

    Ton yarn leftovers collected and shipped to yarn supplier for reuse

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